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  1. Foundi Trygias 2016
    Foundi Trygias 2016
    PGI Imathia, 100% Xinomavro

    The 2016 Trygias Foundi Blanc de Noir is all Xinomavro (but made as a white), aged for nine months in 80% new French oak. It comes in at 12.2% alcohol. If you like acidity, if you don't think it means a thing without that zing, this is for you. The Naoussa area is not exactly known for its whites, but this is a pretty fine and zesty performance. Tart on the edges, it has notable power as it attacks the palate, grips it and doesn't let go. The acidity zips through the oak nicely, putting it in its place. Overall, this should be a great summer refresher this summer, but it may be better in a year. At that point, it might even garner an increase in score. A little settle-down time surely wouldn't hurt. I'm acidity tolerant and liked this a lot. MARK SQUIRES
    2016
    White
    Greece
    445
    Special Price $32.80 Regular Price $41.00
  2. Dr Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese 2016 375mL
    Dr Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese 2016 375mL
    Still very youthful and unready, but packed with flavour. Beautiful fruit and silky acidity. This is a raw diamond. Drink from 2018 to 2050. (95) STUART PIGOTT, jamessuckling.com

    Fresh apple, quince preserves and vanilla cream mingle on the nose and the creamy, buoyant palate. Honeysuckle and heliotrope lend seductive inner-mouth perfume. This finishes with a lovely sense of lift and with just enough primary juiciness to remain animating. DAVID SCHILDKNECHT, Vinous Media
    2016
    Riesling
    Germany
    442
    Special Price $48.00 Regular Price $60.00
  3. Gunderloch Rothenberg Riesling Auslese 2016 375mL
    Gunderloch Rothenberg Riesling Auslese 2016 375mL
    Lush and exotic in the nose, but oh so racy and brilliant on the palate, this is a stunning Auslese with a mineral finish that is filigree and intense. Best from 2018 through 2040. (95) STUART PIGOTT, jamessuckling.com

    Made from grapes with 30/40% botrytised berries, the 2016 Rothenberg Riesling Auslese has a clear citrus colour and opens with a bright, fresh and concentrated bouquet of grapefruits, lemons and wet stones. Round and deliciously lush on the palate, this is a mouth-filling, highly elegant, piquant and salty Auslese with nice grip, grapefruit flavors on the aftertaste and pencil wood on the finish. Really stimulating. Very erotic and provided with great aging potential. (Roughly 100 grams of residual sugar.) (94) STEPHAN REINHARDT, The Wine Advocate
    2016
    Riesling
    Germany
    466
    Special Price $54.40 Regular Price $68.00
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